NBC Sports Group Garners 33 Sports Emmy Award Nominations, Tied for Most in Non-Olympic Year

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March 26th, 2014

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NBC SPORTS GROUP GARNERS 33 SPORTS EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS, TIED FOR MOST IN NON-OLYMPIC YEAR

 

 

NBC Sports Group Receives 9 Talent Nominations, Most for Any Sports Group

 

Sunday Night Football Nominated for Outstanding Live Sports Series, Looking for Sixth Straight Win in Prestigious Category

 

NBCSN Receives 14 Nominations, Golf Channel Earns 4; Most Ever for NBC Sports Group’s Cable Networks

 

Deportes Telemundo Earns 6 Nominations in New Spanish-Language Categories, Most of Any Network

 

STAMFORD, Conn. – March 26, 2014 – NBC Sports Group earned 33 total Sports Emmy Award nominations for 2013, including nine talent nominations (tops among any sports group for ‘13), and set records for both of its cable networks with 14 nominations for NBCSN and four for Golf Channel. Deportes Telemundo dominated the new Spanish-language categories earning six nominations. The announcement was made today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Winners will be announced by the Academy on Tuesday, May 6.

 

Highlights of NBC Sports Group’s nominations include:

 

  • NBC Sports Group’s 33 nominations are tied for the most it has received in a non-Olympic year (2011), and ranks second most among any sports group;
  • Sunday Night Football – primetime television’s No. 1 show – was nominated again for Outstanding Live Sports Series, which it has won a record five times in a row (2008-12);
  • NBC and NBCSN each garnered 14 nominations, which are the most in the cable network’s history;
  • Golf Channel received four nominations, the most in its history;
  • Deportes Telemundo dominated three new Spanish-language categories, earning six of a possible 14 nominations;
  • NBC Sports Group received nine talent nominations, the most for any sports group this year, including two for Deportes Telemundo in the Spanish-speaking talent categories;
  • NBC Sports Group’s Bob Costas (NBC), Dan Patrick (NBC & NBCSN) and David Feherty (Golf Channel) received three of the five nominations in Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host;
  • Cris Collinsworth (NBC) who has won five straight Emmys for Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Event Analyst, was nominated again in the category;
  • Mike “Doc” Emrick (NBC & NBCSN) received a nomination for Outstanding Sports Personality – Play-by-Play, an award he has won twice in his career;
  • Pierre McGuire (2012) and Michele Tafoya (2011), winners of the Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter Emmy in the award’s first two years, were nominated again in the category;
  • NBCSN’s presentation of The 34th America’s Cup garnered a nomination in the prestigious Outstanding Live Sports Special category, and four nominations overall.

 

All of NBC Sports Group’s national television networks – NBC, NBCSN, and Golf Channel, plus Deportes Telemundo – received nominations. NBC Sports Group’s categorical highlights include eight nominations for its NFL coverage, six nominations for its Spanish-language sports coverage, and four nominations apiece for its golf and America’s Cup coverage.

 

The complete list of NBC Sports Group nominations are as follows:

 

  • Outstanding Live Sports Series: Sunday Night Football (NBC)
  • Outstanding Live Sports Special: The 34th America’s Cup (NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Edited Sports Event Coverage: 2013 Ironman World Championship (NBC)
  • Outstanding Edited Sports Event Coverage: NFL Turning Point (NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Sports Documentary: First: The Official Film of the London Olympic Games (NBC)
  • Outstanding Sports Documentary Series: MLS Insider (NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Sports Journalism: In Play with Jimmy Roberts – Valentino Dixon (Golf Channel)
  • Outstanding Short Feature: Ironman World Championship – Peace, Love, Grace (NBC)
  • Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host: Bob Costas (NBC)
  • Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host: David Feherty (Golf Channel)
  • Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host: Dan Patrick (NBC/NBCSN/DirecTV)
  • Outstanding Sports Personality – Play-by-Play: Mike Emrick (NBC/NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Event Analyst: Cris Collinsworth (NBC)
  • Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter: Pierre McGuire (NBC/NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter: Michele Tafoya (NBC)
  • Outstanding Technical Team Remote: Golf Channel on NBC (NBC/Golf Channel)
  • Outstanding Technical Team Remote: The 34th America’s Cup (NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Technical Team Studio: The Premier League (NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Camera Work: Tour de France (NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Editing: 2013 PGA Tour – Teases (Golf Channel)
  • Dick Schaap Outstanding Writing Awards: Football Night in America – Redskins Name Commentary (NBC)
  • Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound: The 34th America’s Cup (NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction: Sunday Night Football (NBC)
  • George Wensel Technical Achievement Award: The 34th America’s Cup – AC LIVELINE “WINGWASH” (NBCSN)
  • George Wensel Technical Achievement Award: The Premier League – Goal Line Technology (NBC/NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement – Institutional: Life at the Speed of F1 (NBC/NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement – Episodic: NHL on NBCSN – Wednesday Night Rivalry (NBCSN)
  • Outstanding Live Sports Coverage in Spanish: Futbol Estelar – La Gran Final: Leon vs. America  (Deportes Telemundo)
  • Outstanding Live Sports Coverage in Spanish: Futbol Estelar – Super Clasico: Guadalajara vs. America (Deportes Telemundo)
  • Outstanding Live Sports Coverage in Spanish: Rumbo Al Mundial – Costa Rica vs. Mexico  (Deportes Telemundo)
  • Outstanding Studio Show in Spanish: Titulares Telemundo (Deportes Telemundo)
  • Outstanding On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish: Andres Cantor (Deportes Telemundo)
  • Outstanding On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish: Sammy Sadovnik (Deportes Telemundo)
 
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